Pamela Rojas worked on fund-raising at Boston University late last month. Former scholarship recipients are among the most dependable donors, conventional wisdom holds.

Colleges fear debt puts damper on donations

By Marcella Bombardieri
Globe Staff / July 9, 2007

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

The fund-raising appeals started even before Adam Minsky received his diploma from Boston University six weeks ago. The envelope not so subtly left on his plate at the senior breakfast. The tug on his heartstrings with a request to donate in honor of a favorite professor. E-mails asking the class of 2007 for a token $20.07. (Full article: 1058 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?


Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Connect with

Twitter Follow us on @BostonUpdate, other Twitter accounts